Period
to 22 May 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP over the 6 months to 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

HP
England > London
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 285 263 192
Rank change year-on-year -22 -71 -48
Contract jobs citing HP 359 455 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.89% 1.00% 1.33%
As % of the Vendors category 2.21% 2.53% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 313 332
London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £158 £157 £181
90th Percentile £538 £567 £575
England median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 28
London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +24.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £16.00 £12.00 £12.76
90th Percentile £22.99 £47.83 £25.00
England median hourly rate £15.19 £15.12 £14.80
% change year-on-year +0.45% +2.18% -30.07%

HP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 16,260 17,995 16,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.38% 39.47% 42.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,869 12,180 11,149
London median daily rate £500 £488 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.84% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £285
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 331 220
London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +8.64% +6.58%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.00 £11.85
90th Percentile £49.98 £55.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -2.78%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in London over the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in London

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in London

HP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the London region over the 6 months to 22 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +8 91 £419 +4.69% 4
West London +21 11 £300 +76.99% 4
South London +17 7 £315 -16.00% 1
East London -22 6 £263 +101.92% 1
North London -5 1 £90 -
HP
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for HP.

1 159 (44.29%) Windows
2 124 (34.54%) Microsoft
3 109 (30.36%) Active Directory
4 107 (29.81%) Finance
5 101 (28.13%) VMware
6 80 (22.28%) Cisco
7 76 (21.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 62 (17.27%) Dell
9 56 (15.60%) Office 365
9 56 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
10 55 (15.32%) Windows Server
10 55 (15.32%) Test Automation
10 55 (15.32%) Microsoft Azure
11 53 (14.76%) Linux
12 52 (14.48%) Citrix
12 52 (14.48%) Firewall
12 52 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
13 50 (13.93%) Problem-Solving
14 49 (13.65%) Banking
15 46 (12.81%) DNS
16 45 (12.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 43 (11.98%) SQL
17 43 (11.98%) Microsoft Office
18 41 (11.42%) SAN
18 41 (11.42%) Test Scripting
18 41 (11.42%) HP ALM
19 40 (11.14%) ITIL
20 39 (10.86%) VPN
20 39 (10.86%) Selenium
21 38 (10.58%) WAN

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (9.47%) MS Exchange
2 15 (4.18%) Skype for Business
3 13 (3.62%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (2.79%) IIS
6 5 (1.39%) IBM Notes
6 5 (1.39%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.84%) Confluence
9 2 (0.56%) CMS
9 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.28%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.28%) nginx
10 1 (0.28%) SAS
10 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 43 (11.98%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (5.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.11%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.28%) LightWave 3D
5 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.28%) SketchUp
5 1 (0.28%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.11%) SAP SCM
3 3 (0.84%) BASE24
3 3 (0.84%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.84%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.56%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 56 (15.60%) Office 365
2 55 (15.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.11%) GitHub
5 4 (1.11%) PaaS
5 4 (1.11%) SaaS
6 3 (0.84%) IaaS
6 3 (0.84%) OpenDNS
7 2 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.56%) Azure Stack
7 2 (0.56%) BlazeMeter
7 2 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.28%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 52 (14.48%) Firewall
2 46 (12.81%) DNS
3 41 (11.42%) SAN
4 39 (10.86%) VPN
5 38 (10.58%) WAN
6 35 (9.75%) DHCP
7 29 (8.08%) LAN
8 22 (6.13%) TCP/IP
9 19 (5.29%) VoIP
10 17 (4.74%) BGP
11 16 (4.46%) VSAN
12 15 (4.18%) OSPF
12 15 (4.18%) VLAN
12 15 (4.18%) Wireless
13 14 (3.90%) Skype
14 12 (3.34%) MPLS
15 11 (3.06%) IPsec
16 10 (2.79%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (2.79%) HSRP
16 10 (2.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.52%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.67%) Big Data
4 4 (1.11%) NonStop SQL
4 4 (1.11%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.84%) DB2
6 2 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.56%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.56%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.56%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.56%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.28%) MS Access
7 1 (0.28%) MySQL
7 1 (0.28%) OLAP
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 39 (10.86%) Selenium
2 32 (8.91%) JIRA
3 30 (8.36%) LoadRunner
4 26 (7.24%) Visual Studio
5 20 (5.57%) Rational Performance Tester
5 20 (5.57%) SpecFlow
6 18 (5.01%) Appium
7 16 (4.46%) WebDriver
8 12 (3.34%) HP UFT
8 12 (3.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (2.79%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.51%) NUnit
10 9 (2.51%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 7 (1.95%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.39%) JMeter
12 5 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (1.11%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.84%) LoadUI
14 3 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (0.84%) TestRail
General
1 107 (29.81%) Finance
2 49 (13.65%) Banking
3 16 (4.46%) Investment Banking
3 16 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.18%) Financial Institution
5 12 (3.34%) Back Office
6 8 (2.23%) Retail
7 7 (1.95%) Law
7 7 (1.95%) Legal
8 6 (1.67%) General Ledger
9 5 (1.39%) Publishing
10 3 (0.84%) Front Office
10 3 (0.84%) International Banking
10 3 (0.84%) Russian Language
11 2 (0.56%) Advertising
12 1 (0.28%) Automotive
12 1 (0.28%) Billing
12 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (18.11%) Analyst
2 39 (10.86%) Support Engineer
3 32 (8.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (8.64%) Test Analyst
4 31 (8.64%) Tester
5 25 (6.96%) Consultant
6 23 (6.41%) Network Engineer
7 18 (5.01%) Desktop Support
8 16 (4.46%) IT Engineer
9 14 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (3.90%) Desktop Engineer
9 14 (3.90%) Test Leader
9 14 (3.90%) Test Manager
10 13 (3.62%) Support Analyst
11 12 (3.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 12 (3.34%) IT Support
12 11 (3.06%) Architect
12 11 (3.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 11 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (3.06%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.46%) RESTful
2 13 (3.62%) REST
2 13 (3.62%) Web Services
3 11 (3.06%) Middleware
3 11 (3.06%) SOAP
4 10 (2.79%) .NET
5 9 (2.51%) Gherkin
6 4 (1.11%) Flash
6 4 (1.11%) Swagger
7 3 (0.84%) HTML
8 2 (0.56%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.56%) Django
8 2 (0.56%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.56%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.56%) XML
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.28%) CSS3
9 1 (0.28%) HTML5
9 1 (0.28%) JSON
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.80%) Data Centre
3 16 (4.46%) Video Conferencing
4 14 (3.90%) iPhone
4 14 (3.90%) Replication
5 13 (3.62%) Clustering
6 12 (3.34%) iPad
6 12 (3.34%) Management Information System
7 11 (3.06%) Blackberry
7 11 (3.06%) Fat Client
7 11 (3.06%) HP StoreVirtual
7 11 (3.06%) Thin Client
8 9 (2.51%) Derivative
9 7 (1.95%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.67%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.67%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.67%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.67%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 159 (44.29%) Windows
2 55 (15.32%) Windows Server
3 53 (14.76%) Linux
4 38 (10.58%) Windows 10
5 35 (9.75%) Windows 7
5 35 (9.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (7.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (5.85%) Unix
9 8 (2.23%) Mac OS
10 7 (1.95%) Solaris
10 7 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.67%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.39%) Android
12 5 (1.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.39%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.39%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.11%) CentOS
13 4 (1.11%) HPUX
13 4 (1.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (15.32%) Test Automation
2 52 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (13.93%) Problem-Solving
4 45 (12.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 41 (11.42%) Test Scripting
6 40 (11.14%) ITIL
7 31 (8.64%) Defect Management
8 30 (8.36%) Performance Testing
9 26 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (7.24%) Test Strategy
10 25 (6.96%) Configuration Management
11 24 (6.69%) Test Management
12 23 (6.41%) Migration
13 22 (6.13%) Project Management
14 21 (5.85%) Change Management
15 20 (5.57%) SDLC
16 19 (5.29%) Integration Testing
16 19 (5.29%) Validation
17 18 (5.01%) Waterfall
18 16 (4.46%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 43 (11.98%) SQL
2 37 (10.31%) PowerShell
3 33 (9.19%) Python
4 31 (8.64%) C#
5 25 (6.96%) Perl
6 22 (6.13%) Bash Shell
7 14 (3.90%) Java
8 11 (3.06%) PL/SQL
9 10 (2.79%) JavaScript
10 9 (2.51%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.23%) VBA
12 7 (1.95%) C
13 5 (1.39%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.11%) C++
15 3 (0.84%) COBOL
15 3 (0.84%) PHP
15 3 (0.84%) VB
16 2 (0.56%) Korn
16 2 (0.56%) VBScript
17 1 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (7.80%) Degree
2 23 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (5.57%) CCNP
4 18 (5.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (4.18%) ISTQB
6 14 (3.90%) ISEB
7 13 (3.62%) CCDP
8 12 (3.34%) CCNA
8 12 (3.34%) MCSE
8 12 (3.34%) Security Cleared
9 9 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.23%) CCIE
11 6 (1.67%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.39%) CCDE
12 5 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (1.39%) HP ASE
12 5 (1.39%) HPE ATP
12 5 (1.39%) Master's Degree
13 4 (1.11%) JNCIS
13 4 (1.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.36%) QA
2 17 (4.74%) SLA
3 15 (4.18%) SEPA
4 4 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.28%) Basel III
6 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.28%) IFRS
6 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.28%) PMO
6 1 (0.28%) PSD2
System Software
1 109 (30.36%) Active Directory
2 76 (21.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (9.19%) Hyper-V
4 23 (6.41%) XenApp
5 20 (5.57%) XenDesktop
6 18 (5.01%) vSphere
7 15 (4.18%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (3.06%) Terminal Services
8 11 (3.06%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (2.51%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 8 (2.23%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (1.95%) BitLocker
12 4 (1.11%) IAG
12 4 (1.11%) NFS
12 4 (1.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.84%) Firmware
13 3 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 41 (11.42%) HP ALM
2 36 (10.03%) SCCM
3 32 (8.91%) HP Quality Center
4 24 (6.69%) Ansible
5 22 (6.13%) Puppet
6 15 (4.18%) Backup Exec
6 15 (4.18%) HP SIM
7 10 (2.79%) vMotion
8 9 (2.51%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (2.51%) Nagios
8 9 (2.51%) OpenView
9 7 (1.95%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.95%) WSUS
10 6 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (1.67%) SCOM
11 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (1.11%) Netcool
12 3 (0.84%) Control-M
12 3 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 124 (34.54%) Microsoft
2 101 (28.13%) VMware
3 80 (22.28%) Cisco
4 62 (17.27%) Dell
5 52 (14.48%) Citrix
6 34 (9.47%) IBM
7 27 (7.52%) 3PAR
8 25 (6.96%) Oracle
9 24 (6.69%) EMC
10 23 (6.41%) NetApp
11 20 (5.57%) Juniper
11 20 (5.57%) Red Hat
12 17 (4.74%) Aruba
13 15 (4.18%) Veritas
14 13 (3.62%) Palo Alto
14 13 (3.62%) SAP
15 10 (2.79%) Remedy
16 9 (2.51%) F5
16 9 (2.51%) SolarWinds
16 9 (2.51%) Veeam